'Distressing, traumatic and painful' Horse dragged behind truck on main road as foal runs to keep up

A man who tethered a horse to the back of his pick-up truck and dragged it along main roads in Lincolnshire has been condemned for causing distress to the animal and putting other road users in danger.
The vehicle was spotted and filmed in Gainsborough where the driver pulled away from a field with the horse in tow and a young foal was left to follow its mother running behind.
At times the horse appeared to struggle to keep up as the rope pulled taught on its head collar and the foal ran loose on the road. At one point the foal was in danger of being struck by an on-coming vehicle as the... read more

1 October 2016 in Regional East, Views: 39

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